Resources for you & your clients
Assessments, clinical tools, information, and printable handouts
Karen Kleiman's Postpartum Stress Center - Clinical Tools for Your Practice
This site offers many helpful tools including screening questionnaires, assessments, and patient information sheets.
How Can I Help a Loved One
Here you will find helpful printouts on topics such as "Understanding PPD" and the "Postpartum Pact"
Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance (MMHLA) - a nonpartisan nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the mental health of mothers and childbearing people in the United States with a focus on national policy and health equity. MMHLA advocates for improved maternal mental health care and serves as a clearinghouse of information related to maternal mental health.
National Birth Equity Collaborative - creates solutions that optimize Black maternal and infant health through training, policy advocacy, research, and community-centered collaboration.
Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for People of Color - "We are a program within Postpartum Support International geared towards building capacity in the perinatal mental health field to better support families and providers of color around perinatal mood and anxiety disorders"
Postpartum Men - a place for men with concerns about depression, anxiety or other problems with mood after the birth of a child.
Postpartum Support International - Resources
This site has discussion tools, awareness posters, recommended reading lists, educational DVDs, and links to resources in other languages.
Postpartum Support Virginia - Resources and Fact Sheets for Parents and Families
This site has helpful downloadable resources and fact sheets and a "Perinatal Mental Health Hub" that has good information for families facing perinatal mental health concerns.
Seleni Institute - Advice and Support
"From infertility and miscarriage to anxiety during pregnancy, we offer expert insight and realistic advice from women who have been where you are now."
Western New York Perinatal Bereavement Network - assists the community in meeting the needs of people facing perinatal death, the death of a baby from miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or early infant death. They have a variety of support services and are active with community events in addition to a newsletter. 716-626-6363, E-mail: Christine@wnypbn.org,
2020 Moms - Resources for Providers - Screening tools, core competencies, recommendations for care, billing resources (coding for perinatal depression)
Health, Medication and Breastfeeding
D-MER.org is a website dedicated to the education and awareness of dysphoric milk ejection reflex, which involves intense feelings of sadness or rage with milk letdown in nursing/pumping moms.
The Hyperemesis Education and Research Foundation empowers those managing HG with information and support to minimize suffering, long-term health complications, and pregnancy loss. HER Foundation hyperemesis.org
Mother to Baby - Confidential information about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding by phone, text, email and chat.
Motherisk - provides evidence-based information and guidance about the safety or risk to the developing fetus or infant, of maternal exposure to drugs, chemicals, diseases, radiation and environmental agents. This is a link to information about medication taken during pregnancy and while breastfeeding and how it may impact the baby.